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Protests spread across Lebanon over proposed new taxes Fri, 18 Oct, 2019

 Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in Beirut after they tried to push through security barriers around the government headquarters amid some of the largest demonstrations the country has seen in years. The riots left two people dead and dozens wounded.
US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian regime returns to north

US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian regime returns to north Tue, 15 Oct, 2019

The United States slapped sanctions on Turkey as it demanded an end to the deadly incursion against Syrian Kurdish fighters, accusing its NATO partner of putting civilians at risk and allowing the release of Islamic State extremists.
Russia, Saudi Arabia seal key oil deal

Russia, Saudi Arabia seal key oil deal Mon, 14 Oct, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a key deal   with Saudi Arabia during a key visit for an OPEC+ grouping aimed at stabilising global oil prices and seeking to calm regional tensions with Iran.

Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia Fri, 11 Oct, 2019

Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Egypt decreases fuel prices for the first time in decades

Egypt decreases fuel prices for the first time in decades Thu, 03 Oct, 2019

Egypt’s government is decreasing fuel prices for the first time in decades and after a series of hikes in recent years after embarking on an ambitious reform program aimed at overhauling the county’s ailing economy.
Zimbabwe's leader calls for end to US, EU sanctions

Zimbabwe's leader calls for end to US, EU sanctions Thu, 26 Sep, 2019

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed for patience for his efforts to pull his country out of an economic collapse and called on the U.S. and Europe to lift "illegal sanctions" that he blamed for slowing down the recovery.
US sanctions Italy, Panama and Colombia firms over Venezuela ties

US sanctions Italy, Panama and Colombia firms over Venezuela ties Wed, 18 Sep, 2019

The United States  imposed sanctions on 16 companies linked to Colombian businessman Alex Nain Saab Moran, an associate of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

UN votes to ease arms embargo on Central African Republic Fri, 13 Sep, 2019

The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to ease the arms embargo on the Central African Republic's government following its signing of a peace agreement with 14 armed groups in February and its progress in reforming its security sector.
Iran says to stick to nuclear deal for $15 bn oil credit

Iran says to stick to nuclear deal for $15 bn oil credit Wed, 04 Sep, 2019

Iran said  it will resume full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal if it can sell its oil or get a $15-billion credit line guaranteed by future crude sales.

Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Tue, 27 Aug, 2019

President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donald Trump said he was open to meeting.
Trump switches tone on Iran, raising hopes at G7

Trump switches tone on Iran, raising hopes at G7 Mon, 26 Aug, 2019

US President Donald Trump said  that he had agreed to the Iranian foreign minister flying in for a G7 summit and insisted he was not seeking regime change in Tehran -- a change of tone that could lower tensions.
Irish airport flights suspended after runway plane fire

Irish airport flights suspended after runway plane fire Thu, 15 Aug, 2019

Flights were suspended at Shannon Airport in western Ireland after a fire broke out on the undercarriage of an aircraft on the runway, an airport spokesman said.
Latin America set for feeble growth of 0.5% in 2019: UN

Latin America set for feeble growth of 0.5% in 2019: UN Thu, 01 Aug, 2019

 Hit by five years of "economic slowdown," Latin America's economy will grow by barely 0.5 percent this year, the United Nations economic commission for the region said, well below the 1.3 percent projected in April.
US sanctions Iran's foreign minister

US sanctions Iran's foreign minister Thu, 01 Aug, 2019

The United States imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat.
UK car sector accelerates towards electric future

UK car sector accelerates towards electric future Sun, 21 Jul, 2019

Britain's auto industry, seeking to swerve Brexit obstacles, is accelerating toward electrification as consumers shun high-polluting diesels, driven by rapid advances in technology and greener government policy.
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